Provost Professor of Communication, Journalism, Cinematic Arts
University of Southern California Annenburg
Henry Jenkins is the Provost Professor of Communication, Journalism, Cinematic Arts and Education at University of Southern California Annenburg. As one of the first media scholars to chart the changing role of the audience in an environment of increasingly pervasive digital content, Jenkins has been at the forefront of understanding the effects of participatory media on society, politics and culture. His research gives key insights to the success of social-networking websites, networked computer games, online fan communities and other advocacy organizations, and emerging news media outlets.